# Category Archives: Art

## Math in the Media: September 2016

The internet had lots of great and terrible uses of math and mathematical visualizations in September 2016! This is our opportunity to applaud the winners and be confused by the blunders. Here are a few of my favorites: 1. The … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Communicating Math, Media
Tagged Bloomberg, histogram, Math in the Media, Moebius, Rogness, Science, stereographic projections
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## A Very Mathy Yarn

If you’ve ever seen a hand knitted garment with multiple colors, there are a few ways for a knitter to achieve this. One is to use multiple colors of yarn, and another is to use a specially dyed skein of yarn. But how should a skein of yard be dyed so that the patterns work out aesthetically? How much of each color, exactly? Caterpillar Green Yarns figured that out, and we are going to reverse engineer it. Continue reading

Posted in Art
Tagged Caterpillar Green Yarns, Crochet, Knit, Knitting, math, Ravelry, Yarn
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